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CVE-2014-9629

Published: 24 January 2020

Integer overflow in the Encode function in modules/codec/schroedinger.c in VideoLAN VLC media player before 2.1.6 and 2.2.x before 2.2.1 allows remote attackers to conduct buffer overflow attacks and execute arbitrary code via a crafted length value.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
vlc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
precise Does not exist
(precise was needed)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1])
upstream
Released (2.1.6,2.2.0)
utopic
Released (2.2.0-0ubuntu0.14.10.1)
vivid Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
wily Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
xenial Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
zesty Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/videolan/vlc/commit/9bb0353a5c63a7f8c6fc853faa3df4b4df1f5eb5